TORONTO--()--Business Wire announced that Greg Blazina has been promoted from account executive to regional manager for Eastern Canada, leading sales and operations at its Toronto bureau.
“The experience and reputation of our management at Business Wire has provided me with the confidence to take this next step in my career. I look forward to leading Canada to continued success and double-digit growth.”
Eastern Canada has been a high-growth territory for Business Wire, and Blazina’s leadership and experience are key to continued success in the region. “As a 12-year newswire professional, Greg brings great range and experience to Business Wire’s service and sales efforts,” said Sanford Paek, group vice president, Eastern United States and Canada. “For the past two years, Greg has forged professional relationships throughout Canada as a lead account executive. He will be a tremendous leader to our growing Toronto-based team.”
Blazina said, “The experience and reputation of our management at Business Wire has provided me with the confidence to take this next step in my career. I look forward to leading Canada to continued success and double-digit growth.”
As a native of Toronto, Blazina brings with him a strong understanding of the Canadian market. In his previous role as an account executive he was able to surpass his revenue targets throughout 2012 and far exceeded client expectations, evident in the growth numbers of the Toronto office.
Blazina is married with three young children. He participates in multiple sports including hockey and golf. He also enjoys reading books and finding ways to develop himself as an individual and as a professional.
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